Feedback -- Crysis 2 & Homefront Is Where The War Is

Posted: March 23, 2011
Feedback -- Crysis 2 & Homefront Is Where The War Is
In this edition of Feedback, Adam Sessler and the gang give their thoughts on the Japan tsunami/quake disaster and how it effects the gaming world. Also, the gang signs up for war when discussing about Crysis 2 and Homefront.

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  • slimmer

    Sensitivity ? nuke plants will keep running around the world no matter how much death they could possibly bring ,why should video games worry about sensitivity ? I could go on and on of the non sensitive garbage that goes on all the time , why should video games be sensitive ? it's NOT real, please get over yourselves ..... if humans really cared there would be no nuke plants or coal mines or tar sands,fracking ...etc but they do NOT so give me my un-edited un-censored video games.

    Posted: March 24, 2011 10:17 AM
  • dabos90

    The Halos after the first one wouldn't be as revered as they are if they didn't have multiplayer.

    Posted: March 24, 2011 10:01 AM
  • Rudyv30

    Hi Guys, long time Feedback viewer and this is the first time I've had a critique on your show. More specifically Nikole. She seems like a nice girl but she's way too young to get any of the references the guys put out. She really doesn't contribute much other than to groan at any off color jokes the guys make. Please oh please bring Abbey back. She has alot more personality and it comes thru great.

    Posted: March 24, 2011 9:26 AM
  • BR4CR

    No "Obscure Reference" nod for Harry Dean Stanton?

    Posted: March 24, 2011 8:53 AM
  • stevo000123

    why have the last two feedbacks just stop playing for me at around the 4 min mark?

    Posted: March 24, 2011 7:22 AM
  • xanderchase1970

    The idea of what games you keep was actually the most interesting to me. When looking at the games I have kept and will keep there is a definite theme going on and a sharing of elements. On my gaming shelf I still have both BIO-SHOCKS. Those games have great stories coupled with very fun and immersive environments that are not copies of anything else and are not copied or at least not copied well in other games. The same can be said for just this overwhelming atmosphere you are emerged in in those games. Both uncharted games are on my shelf still and willl remain there for their great characters of Nathan, Elaina and Sully and the way they all interact with each other. Top notch acting in those games keeps me returning to them also like a favorite movie except I get to control them. Incredible and also just playing in such beautiful environments. You just do not get bored. Also Singularity which was really underestimated. I love the Story and yeah it is by far not the best but it is fun in a Evil Dead Sam Raimi way that once you are there you are just having good clean fun and not much is asked of you but to enjoy the ride. All of these plus some others I still own are all in my library because of Single Player and not(sometimes in spite of) their multiplayer. What games are on your shelves and for what reason?

    Posted: March 24, 2011 7:04 AM
  • jc18378

    nice hot redhead in the background

    Posted: March 24, 2011 6:45 AM
  • Onikinou

    when nicole says, "i'm better than them!" that's hot. girls who are good at games are hot.!~

    Posted: March 24, 2011 2:14 AM
  • C00James

    I think multi-player, both co-op and competitive, has it's place it just doesn't have to be every place. In the case of COD I think that such a game is a great place for a multi-player. The assets used to create the action in the single player campaign along with the focus on a certain type of game play makes COD a great platform for a multi-player. Borderlands sets up the possibility of a multi-player co-op in the game world, and while I've only played single-player Borderlands I can see the possibilities.

    But games like Bioshock or Metroid Prime (Prime 2 like Bioshock 2 had a multi-player) don't really need a multi-player, since their a major part of their appeal are the worlds that they create. Instead focus should be on enriching the single player game experience and making it the best that it can be. Personally I don't play multi-player for the reasons stated in the show. I've been playing games since the first grade and still have a (hopefully working) Magavox Odessy 2000. With less time to practice multi-player skills I'd much rather enjoy an engrossing single player experience.

    I guess my hope is that dev teams and publishers are making games for audiences that want both. Some FPSs that are single player focused and others that encorporate a well made multi-player.

    Also: Samus' Power Suit from Metroid... Particularly the Phazon Suit from Prime or the Light Suit from Prime 2... shiny.
    OR... NCR Veteran Ranger armor from Fallout: New Vegas with Ranger Sunglasses and hat.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 11:26 PM
  • ihaveheppies

    just noticed it...cameraman has a thing for the redhead with the wide pan..........busted bro...don't blame you at all tho.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 11:22 PM
  • ihaveheppies

    Excuse me....who'sthe gorgeous redhead in the corner?

    Posted: March 23, 2011 11:14 PM
  • RPG-fan

    Now that Crysis is available on the consoles, you don't have to buy a super computer to run it and plays like Call of Duty with nano-suits, guys at G4 likes the Crysis series now! Hurray!!!

    Regarding about why there's isn't a lot of people emailing you about Call of Duty, has Abbie Heppe gone that long and you guys already forgot the whole Activison and Infinity Ward fiasco? Because when she was around you guys talk about the series most of the time so that's probably why you don't get many people asking you guys to talk about it some more.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 10:49 PM
  • kings_legacy

    Just wondering why all the Feedbacks now seem to have a time limit around 43min- 45min mark?? I'm not sure if its due to video restriction size or what??

    The 60 min one last week was pretty epic(not that this show wasn't) but kinda annoys me when it you feels like you guys/girls want to keep on talking but have to hold back due to a time limit. Hoping you could maybe extend the time limit to 60min for every show now on.

    Feedback is always great no matter what, its just that I want more of that greatness and as much as I can get in a week!!

    Posted: March 23, 2011 10:09 PM
  • highdive_lowlife

    after throwing a tantrum over DA2 slamming 2 weeks ago, i enjoyed hearing everyones thoughts on MP this week. ;)

    some games SHOULD NOT have MP. i would rather the resources be spent making the SP better.
    so i agree there.

    also, the thing about playing starcraft 2 and other MP shooters against people who play 5 hours a day and they just crush anyone who doesnt play as much as them, for me, that makes the value of a FPS go from 60$ down to 30$ when i only care about the SP campaign anyway. hell i barely play my shooters 5 hours a week let alone 5 hours a day on MP...

    i have always loved co-op. now heres something i think can be a little easier on the resources to implement. games like fable 2 & 3, borderlands is a great co-op experience as well and so on. imagine how many games would be a 5/5 instead of 3/5 because of over-zealous devs spreading themselves thin during the dev cycle.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 9:19 PM
  • cwbys21

    In regards to Motorstorm not releasing in Japan because of the earthquake, I have another example of bad timing with a piece of entertainment, The Boondock Saints movie not getting the theatrical release it should have because of Columbine.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 9:08 PM
  • HitmanHybrid

    I disagree with Feedback this time regarding Homefront, but am picking up Crysis 2 because of it. Nevertheless, Homefront got a few things right.

    Atmosphere. Sure the premise is ridiculous but the game requires you to be liberal when looking at current geopolitics. Most games have ridiculous and impossible stories too, even CoD. So here, I feel that Feedback completely missed the point of Homefront and was being too harsh regarding the sp. Homefront did right with its amazing opening cinematic and the moving set pieces. They are the story of this game. Although the writing and characters are bland, the setting and the background are amazing. I have played games across all genres, but only Homefront made the character's cause really resonate with me. I never hated an enemy in a game before, but in Homefront, I wanted to get back at the KPA for killing that child in front of his parents in the beginning, for mowing down a bunch of people in front of their homes with an mg, and for the mass graves. If you cleared your mind, and allowed yourself to enter this alternate reality, you would have enjoyed the short singleplayer with all its linear and character development flaws. If you took the time to find all the newspaper collectables, the way america went bankrupt and was so easily taken is explained by the clipings a little more fully.

    And the MP is fantastic. If you can get into a match with a party, it really shines. It has a fair level of customization too, which is nice.

    What THQ did with Homefront was create an alternate reality, a unique game world. They pushed a lot of buttons with Homefront. Most of my friends have gladly switched over from CoD to Homefront. All THQ needs to do is fix the servers. Honestly, the servers are my only real complaint with this game, that and getting into a game with a full party.

    I completely underestimated Crysis 2. Pleasantly surprised. :)

    Posted: March 23, 2011 8:51 PM
  • mark82234

    uncharted 2 mp

    Posted: March 23, 2011 8:22 PM
  • rikkuster

    Awesome Feedback as always, G4 crew. It was almost like before I knew it the show was already over. :( I wish we could spend more time together, Feeback.

    Posted: March 23, 2011 8:15 PM
  • MiraiMi

    Super hot redhead at 6:19

    Posted: March 23, 2011 6:53 PM
  • SystemOfaGuchi

    where the heck is abbie heppe??

    Posted: March 23, 2011 6:48 PM